A two-week training program in August 2021 for 15 scientists from Bangladesh and The Philippines will focus on the scientific and technical aspects of food safety standards, systems, and best practices necessary for ensuring the protection of public health in the U.S. and export markets. Knowledge and connections gained by these Cochran Fellows will provide them with an opportunity to increase their country’s capacity for agricultural research, extension, and participation in international trade.
With Hurricanes Eta and Iota having hit Honduras fewer than two weeks apart and flooding to this day, two members of the Entomology Department at OSU Wooster, graduate student Ana Trabanino Pino and visiting scholar Erick Martinez Rodriguez put out a call for donations. In less than a week, they rented a 20-foot truck (after receiving too much bedding, tents, clothing, medicine etc.
Six faculty from Zamorano University in Honduras visited the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) from February 12-14 to strengthen research, student internships and service-learning collaborations with The Ohio State University.